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Why we blog
Bloggers are driven to document their lives, provide commentary and opinions, express deeply felt emotions, articulate ideas through writing, and form and maintain community forums.
Blogging as social activity, or, would you let 900 million people read your diary?
"Blogging" is a Web-based form of communication that is rapidly becoming mainstream. In this paper, we report the results of an ethnographic study of blogging, focusing on blogs written by… Expand
Blogs as “Protected Space”
- M. Gumbrecht
I report on blogs as a “protected space” within the context of an ethnographic study that examined blogging from a “blogger’seye” view. I discuss the ability of bloggers to control the content of… Expand
Blogging by the rest of us
Weblogs (or blogs) are frequently updated webpages with posts typically in reverse-chronological order. Blogging is the latest form of online communication to gain widespread popularity and it is… Expand
"I'm Blogging This" A Closer Look at Why People Blog
Visual Foraging of Highlighted Text: An Eye-Tracking Study
The wide availability of digital reading material online is causing a major shift in everyday reading activities. Readers are skimming instead of reading in depth [Nielson 1997]. Highlights are… Expand
ScentHighlights: highlighting conceptually-related sentences during reading
Researchers have noticed that readers are increasingly skimming instead of reading in depth. Skimming also occur in re-reading activities, where the goal is to recall specific topical facts.… Expand
ScentIndex and ScentHighlights: Productive Reading Techniques for Conceptually Reorganizing Subject Indexes and Highlighting Passages∗
A great deal of analytical work has been carried out in the context of reading, in digesting the semantics of the material, the identification of important entities, and capturing the relationship… Expand